Period
to 22 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Site Engineer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Site Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 610 756 833
Rank change year-on-year +146 +77 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Site Engineer 75 88 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.097% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 61 19
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +27.91%
10th Percentile £475 £363 £418
90th Percentile £700 £638 £640
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
England median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £15.19 -
% change year-on-year +18.54% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 57,749 85,924 88,480
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.93% 94.71% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37,787 57,508 59,329
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £450
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,274 2,594 2,620
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.08%
10th Percentile £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.32 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +3.30% - +3.89%

Site Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Site Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Site Engineer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Site Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Site Engineer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Site Engineer in England

Site Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Site Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +115 33 £525 -4.55% 46
South West +23 17 £600 +14.29%
North of England +64 16 £663 +50.57% 10
North West +54 10 £650 +62.50% 2
South East +82 5 £538 +40.98% 6
Yorkshire +52 5 £700 +54.70% 7
Midlands +56 2 - - 3
West Midlands +44 2 - - 3
North East - 2 £700 - 1
Site Engineer
UK

Site Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, Site Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Site Engineer in the job title.

1 73 (97.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 51 (68.00%) DevOps
3 45 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 44 (58.67%) AWS
5 40 (53.33%) Terraform
6 38 (50.67%) Docker
7 32 (42.67%) Java
8 29 (38.67%) Jenkins
9 28 (37.33%) Linux
9 28 (37.33%) Python
10 27 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
11 25 (33.33%) OpenShift
12 22 (29.33%) Azure
13 21 (28.00%) Ansible
14 19 (25.33%) GCP
15 18 (24.00%) Puppet
16 14 (18.67%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (17.33%) GitLab
17 13 (17.33%) Web Services
18 12 (16.00%) HTTP
18 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
18 12 (16.00%) .NET
18 12 (16.00%) Google
18 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (14.67%) Finance
19 11 (14.67%) Open Source
19 11 (14.67%) Go
19 11 (14.67%) Serverless
20 10 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
20 10 (13.33%) Asset Management

Site Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.67%) IIS
1 8 (10.67%) nginx
2 7 (9.33%) Apache
2 7 (9.33%) Jetty
2 7 (9.33%) Mongrel
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 44 (58.67%) AWS
2 25 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 22 (29.33%) Azure
4 19 (25.33%) GCP
5 11 (14.67%) Serverless
6 7 (9.33%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (9.33%) Google App Engine
6 7 (9.33%) PaaS
7 5 (6.67%) IaaS
8 4 (5.33%) GitHub
9 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.67%) SaaS
10 2 (2.67%) Stackdriver
11 1 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.33%) Cloudflare
11 1 (1.33%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (1.33%) Logz.io
11 1 (1.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) HTTP
1 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.00%) DHCP
2 9 (12.00%) DNS
2 9 (12.00%) FTP
2 9 (12.00%) IPsec
3 8 (10.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
2 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.33%) Redis
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (38.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.33%) GitLab
3 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.33%) Travis CI
5 5 (6.67%) Subversion
6 4 (5.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.67%) Maven
8 1 (1.33%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.33%) Gradle
8 1 (1.33%) gulp
8 1 (1.33%) JIRA
8 1 (1.33%) Spinnaker
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Automotive
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) Web Services
2 12 (16.00%) .NET
3 10 (13.33%) J2EE
4 7 (9.33%) Servlets
5 4 (5.33%) Node.js
6 3 (4.00%) Kafka
7 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.33%) Linux
2 3 (4.00%) Unix
2 3 (4.00%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
4 1 (1.33%) Debian
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (97.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 51 (68.00%) DevOps
3 27 (36.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.67%) Open Source
6 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
7 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (10.67%) Software Deployment
8 8 (10.67%) Task Automation
9 7 (9.33%) Architectural Design
9 7 (9.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (8.00%) Microservices
11 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (6.67%) Coaching
11 5 (6.67%) Migration
11 5 (6.67%) SDLC
11 5 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 28 (37.33%) Python
3 11 (14.67%) Go
4 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.67%) Ruby
6 2 (2.67%) Kotlin
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Groovy
7 1 (1.33%) Rust
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Docker
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.33%) Xen
3 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 45 (60.00%) Kubernetes
2 40 (53.33%) Terraform
3 21 (28.00%) Ansible
4 18 (24.00%) Puppet
5 9 (12.00%) Prometheus
6 6 (8.00%) Grafana
7 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) Opsgenie
9 1 (1.33%) Kibana
9 1 (1.33%) Nagios
9 1 (1.33%) Packer
9 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Google
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.67%) New Relic
4 2 (2.67%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.67%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.33%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.33%) SAP